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Thailand is known as the land of the Golden Temples, the number one tourist destination in Southeast Asia. Every year, Thailand attracts millions of tourists visiting famous places such as The Grand Palace Bangkok, Wat Arun Temple, Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, Doi Inthanon National Park, night markets, shopping malls … or the well-known tourist destinations such as: The capital city of Bangkok, Pattaya Beach City, The ancient capital of Chiang Mai, Hua Hin City, Phuket Island … With very detailed suggested itinerary for a wonderful budget self-sufficient trip to Thailand in 5 days 4 night, the itinerary will departures from Bangkok to Pattaya and back to Bangkok, Living Nomads hopes you will have a memorable and full of exciting experiences trip. Now, let’s check it out our Bangkok Pattaya itinerary 5 days blog: How to spend 5 days in Thailand (Thailand itinerary 5 days) perfectly.

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Royal palace Bangkok at night
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Wat Arun Temple
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Wat Phra Kaew in Grand Palace. One of the top places to visit in Bangkok, Thailand

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Wat Arun Temple at night.
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46 meter gold plated Reclining Buddha Temple Bangkok at Wat Pho Temple.
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Chinatown Bangkok
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Pattaya beach coastline, Thailand
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Longtail boats in Pattaya beach
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Pattaya Walking Street. Credit: bangkok pattaya itinerary 5 days blog.
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Bangkok street food vendor
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Mango Sticky Rice, a must eat in Thailand
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A food stall at Ratchawat Night Market

Bangkok Pattaya itinerary 5 days — Day 1: Discover the most exciting and vibrant city in Thailand: Pattaya

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Pattaya Beach

In a self-sufficient traveling itinerary in Thailand for 5 days 4 nights (Thailand itinerary 5 days), firstly, travelers should explore Pattaya city. Pattaya is one of the largest tourist centers in Thailand, far from southeast of Bangkok about 165 km, in Chon Buri province. This is one of the beautiful sea cities, attracting many tourists around the world to come here.

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Lady boys in Pattaya
Lady boys in Pattaya

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8AM – Wake up and have breakfast in Bangkok

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Mango sticky rice – One of the most famous food of Thailand

After coming to Thailand, you should enjoy one of Thailand’s signature dishes such as Thai Porridge, Thai Khao Tom, Pad Thai, Mango Sticky Rice…

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Street Food in Bangkok – Awesome PAD THAI and Instant Noodles on Petchaburi Soi 5!

Tips: Along Sukhumvit Soi 38 street, there are many good eateries, a haven paradise for food and drink with affordable price.

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Sukhumvit Soi 38 Street

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9AM – 11AM: Getting to Pattaya

There are many buses from Bangkok to Pattaya, easy to find
There are many buses from Bangkok to Pattaya, easy to find

At 9am, you start moving to Pattaya by road. To getting to Pattaya, visitors can choose taxi, bus or train with a travel time of 90-120 minutes. Buses are the means of transportation that many people choose because it is easy, cheap, save more time. From the airport, you can easily catch a bus from Bangkok to Pattaya because there are many buses. It costs between 2000 and 2500 Bath.

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12AM – Lunch

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After coming to Pattaya, you take a break after a long journey and have lunch. Lunch in the Thailand itinerary 5 days (Bangkok Pattaya itinerary 5 days) self-sufficient trip, you can choose some famous dishes of Thailand such as Spicy Thai Shrimp Salad, steamed sea fish – wrapped and baked with salt, Sontam – Thai Green Papaya Salad … After lunch, take a break and start exploring Pattaya.

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Papaya Salad
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Thai steamed fish. Reward yourself a great lunch before the start of the fun trip!

1PM – Visiting Baan Sukhawadee

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Baan Sukhawadee – the happy castle of Pattaya

Baan Sukhawadee, a magnificent mansion, also known as happy house, a magnificent mansion that built on the shore of the sea, modeled follow the palace of Versailles in France. This is a harmonious architectural complex, unique and bring the philosophy of human life, spiritual depth.

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Baan Sukhawadee
Address: 219 หมู่ 2 Sukhumvit Rd, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Phone: +66 38 703 184
Admission: Foreigners 500 baht / Thai people 180 baht.
Website: http://www.sukhawadee.com

2PM – Getting to the Sanctuary of Truth Pattaya and sightseeing

Some Significant carvings and statues inside and outside the Sanctuary

After an hour visiting at Baan Sukhawadee, you can move to the Sanctuary of Truth Pattaya and sightseeing. The highlight of the Sanctuary of Truth Pattaya is a wooden castle built in the style of “non-metal”, with elaborate wood sculptures and unique. This is also the place where many performances of Thai ethnic art show. The 3.200-square-meter Sanctuary of Truth Pattaya has been built since 1981, so you should spend the whole afternoon to exploring the beauty of the place.

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Wooden Castle, Sanctuary of Truth Pattaya

Some Significant carvings and statues inside and outside the Sanctuary

Some Significant carvings and statues inside and outside the Sanctuary
Some Significant carvings and statues inside and outside the Sanctuary
Sanctuary of Truth, a temple approx. 20 stories tall and made entirely of wood (that's me in the middle!)
Sanctuary of Truth, a temple approx. 20 stories tall and made entirely of wood (that’s me in the middle!)

Some Significant carvings and statues inside and outside the Sanctuary

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The Sanctuary of Truth
Address: Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Hours: 8AM–6PM
Tel: +66 (0)3 836 7229
Admission: Adults 450 baht, children 225 baht

7PM – KAAN Show

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The wonderland in the KAAN Show

After dinner, let’s check out the KAAN show. This is a performance show with unique 3D modern effects, combined with music and dancing, talking about the adventures of Mr. Kaan who interested in reading, immerging of the myths stories of Thai’s literature. Kaan show uses sophisticated performances, unique lighting techniques, combining acrobatics, dancing, fire, 4D effects … bring to visitors unforgettable impressions. The program lasts 90 minutes, bringing the audience to the moments of fairy, ghosty, … full of fun, fascinated.

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KAAN Show
Address: 168/8 Moo 12, Thepprasit Rd., Nongprue, Banglamung, Chon Buri, Thailand 20260
Hours: 1:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Phone: +66 2 029 0092
Url: http://kaanshow.com/en/

10PM – Walking Street

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End the first day, you should spend the night for strolling around the Walking Street. This is a walking street located at the end of Beach Road, in the middle of the center and Jomtien – the south area. At night, the neighborhood becomes extremely lively, bustling and vibrant by the sound of music from nightclubs, go-go bars, glittering and sparkling lights, the girls dress up extremely sexy round on the street, including the tricycles selling traditional Thai food …

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Pattaya walking street at night.
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Galaxy Cabaret Pattaya

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Lady boys in Pattaya

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pattaya walking street food night

Bangkok Pattaya itinerary 5 days — Day 2: Explore all of Pattaya’s famous attractions

7AM – Breakfast

Eat Som tum is enjoy the sweet and sour taste of the countryside Issan
Eat Som tum is enjoy the sweet and sour taste of the countryside Issan

Som tum originates from the countryside of Issan. The main ingredients that create the special flavor of Som tum are garlic, chilli, green beans, tomatoes, papaya, salted crab, dried shrimp and peanuts. When eating Som tum you will immediately feel the sweet and sour taste, very impressive. Som Tum is sold almost everywhere in Pattaya, so you can buy them on street vendors.

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Pattaya Street Food Vendor

8AM – Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

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The lush green of Nong Nooch is like a fairytale garden

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden Pattaya is one of the largest and most beautiful botanical gardens in Asia. In Nong Nooch there are many orchids and plants that you have never seen before.

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Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden

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Beside that, when you come to Nong Nooch visitors also participate in the circus show of elephants, see this giant animals – the symbol of Siam, performing games: biking, playing football and even these elephants can invite you to join the tug of war game. The martial arts performances, elephant circus has become extremely attractive shows, the traditional Thai cultural performances, traditional wedding, the traditional dance …

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Read more: Visiting Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden — One of the top tourist attractions of Thailand.

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden
Location: Km. 163, Sukhumvit Road (Highway 3)
Hours: 09:00 – 17:00
Phone: +66 (0)38 429 321, +66 (0)38 425 748
Url: http://www.nongnoochtropicalgarden.com/

2PM – Sriracha Tiger Zoo

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Tiger Zoo Sriracha – the place of the lord of the forest

Currently, Sriracha Tiger Zoo Chonburi is the largest Bengal tiger park in the world. The park covers an area of over 40 hectares is the living area of the “king of the forest” with thousands of “subject” wild. Visiting this park, you also have the opportunity to see the impressive performances from the residents here. And most especially is witness the incredible motherhood between animals. Tigers, elephants, crocodiles, ostriches, … all will bring you different levels of emotions.

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A tiger yawns next to a piglet at the Sriracha Tiger Zoo, in Chonburi province, Thailand

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Tiger circus

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Read more: Explore Sriracha Tiger Zoo Pattaya — One of the best places to visit in Pattaya.

Sriracha Tiger Zoo
Address: 341 ตำบล หนองขาม Tambon Nong Kham, Amphoe Si Racha, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20230, Thailand
Location: Sriracha District (30-minute drive south of Pattaya)
Phone: +66 (0)38 296 556 to 8
Hours: 8AM–6PM
Url: http://www.tigerzoo.com/eng/

6PM – Watching Tiffany Show

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The show performs by transsexuals dancers

After finish visit the the Pattaya tiger zoo, let’s come to the Tiffany show. It is a special show of transsexuals people in Thailand, Tiffany Show is ranked # 4 in the 10 most admired shows in the world by TravelCom Magazine. Tiffany Show takes place in 90 minutes, with 13 items, synthesizing the overall features of the culture of countries such as Japan, China, Thailand, Korea, … and also Western countries.

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Tiffany’s Show Pattaya
Address: 464 หมู่ที่ 9 Pattayasaisong Rd, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Phone +66 38 421700 to 5
Daily show times: 6pm / 7.30pm / 9pm
Url: http://www.tiffany-show.co.th/

8PM – Strolling at Pattaya Night Streets

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After a day of exploring the beauty of Pattaya, you can spend some time for night walking around the city. You can freely shopping, the goods here are rich and diverse. Besides, you will also love delicious food here.

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Bangkok Pattaya itinerary 5 days — Day 3: Have fun in Bangkok – Royal Palace and temples

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Grand Palace, Bangkok.

After 2 days of comfortable check in and explore the beauty of famous landmarks of Pattaya, the third day in Thailand travel itinerary 5 days 4 nights (thailand itinerary 5 days) self-sufficient, let’s explore Bangkok, the Royal Palace and the beautiful temples.

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Wat Arun Temple

8AM – Back to Bangkok

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The Chao Phraya River. Bangkok is bustling and modern are waiting for you

Pattaya is far away 147 km from the South of Bangkok. There are many ways to move from Pattaya to Bangkok, including the Highway 7 and Highway 3 routes; airfare tickets are available from U-Tapao Airport in Sattahip to Suvarnabhumi International Airport or by bus. Bangkok is waiting for you to discover!

12AM – Lunch

Baiyoke Hotel – Sky Tower
Baiyoke Hotel – Sky Tower

Baiyoke Hotel – Sky Tower is one of the most popular lunch places in the Pratunam area. Visiting the tower you will not only enjoy the delicacies prepared by the famous chefs with delicious food but also enjoy a panoramic view of the city of Bangkok.

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Baiyoke Hotel – Sky Tower
Tired of moving, so you need to eat a meal to regain strength!

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